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WETA
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
politicians don't create job but at least enhancing the environment that can create jobs. >> brown: do you think there's much enthusiasm? >> as a conservative i am much more enthusiastic about mitt romney than i was john mccain. i thought john mccain was just an extension of george bush. we had had enough of that. >> brown: but polls show enthusiasm remains a question mark here for mitt romney and for the president. he also has to worry about criticism from his left. people like duke economics professor william garretty who cites the almost one in five blacks out of work here and says the president simply hasn't done enough to help. >> that's pretty staggering actually. i mean, we're approaching the kinds of unemployment rates that existed in the united states at the height of the great depression. in the african-american community in north carolina. >> brown: he has decided to sit out the presidential vote >> i'm going to vote for the other offices on the ballot but i'm just not going to cast a vote for the presidency >> brown: you're not? no brown: you feel okay i feel okay about
WETA
Sep 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
january 1. >> tom: meantime, the environment out there, we sought latest g.d.p. revision yesterday, a slower economy faster than expected. corporate earnings also slowing down. that's happening regardless of what's going on in the political environment. >> it certainly is. earlier this summer, what was really driving stock prices, in my person was two words-- anticipated stimulus. notice, it's removal of uncertainty, and so i think the real question is will we be seeing a trough in corporate earnings in the third quarter, a trough in u.s. g.d.p., in this or the fourth quarter of the year? or might we be seeing troughing a little bit later on for other international g.d.p.s. in general, i think a lot of people are anticipating that maybe the worst will soon be behind us, especially because of all this liquidity that's been pumped into the system over the past several months. >> tom: you've crunched numbers and brought some sectors to watch for next three months, including the technology area here with xlk, being the e.t.f. for the technology sector. has had a nice rally over the last 1
WETA
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to reflect the environment. i had to put some color into it. i have to put some interesting prints into it. >> he brought fashion sensibility to the beach. the clothing brent became a hit as residents -- when it started. today it has 10 shops. the slogan, brazilian flavor. >> this is my favorite right now. i am in love with the sport. >> his apartment has the same casual style. he traveled to indonesia for surfing and began selling them to chain stores. >> i was designing some interesting prince and they would not buy them. they always wanted the little fish are the coconut tree or the sun. it became boring to me. they only chose conservative prince. i think that maybe i should try to start my own brand. so i opened my first store. rio is such an interesting culture. we do not have to hire marketing directors or agencies to see what is the new trend in what is going to happen. all you have to do is drw on your own experience in city. >> when you confined more on that story on our web site and the top news of the day, from us here in sao paulo, thank for watching this edition of "bb
WETA
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
predicting a recession? >> no, we're not. we do think that in a crisis environment at the 11th hour, some sort of arrangement will be made that will delay the fiscal contraction that's on the books now. so that the economy will continue to grow in the first half of next year, but at a slow pace. >> susie: thanks, joel. joel prakken, chairman of macro economic advisors. >> tom: still ahead, what's worse than training somebody and having them leave? not training somebody and having them stay. an on the job training program designed to create new jobs. in just a few hours, president obama and governor mitt romney will face off in the first presidential debate. as both candidates fight for votes, each has clear objectives: governor romney needs to rebuild momentum for his campaign, and the president is looking to widen his lead in the polls. to do it, they're each using their own sets of numbers. darren gersh breaks them down, and tells you what you need to know about them. >> reporter: for challenger mitt romney, tonight's debate is his best chance to sell himself to voters who are still und
WETA
Sep 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
do you think of when you see a tree? fuel for our cars? you think of hope for the environment, or food, clothing, shelter? we do. weyerhaeuser, growing ideas. >> what would you say to your supporters, your donors who might be concerned that this could be slipping away? >> i am pleased with the some polls, less so with other polls, but at this stage polls go up, polls go down. >> this week on "inside washington," mitt romney's rough ride. the fight for ohio. >> you may have noticed that there is an election going on. >> we are going to win ohio. >> the foreign policy debate. >> i was certain and continue to be certain that there are going to be bumps in the road. >> "bumps in the road"? we had an ambassador assassinated. >> rare bipartisan agreement. >> did you guys watched the packers game last night? give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it has been a rough couple of weeks for mitt romney. the president has opened up leads in battleground states like ohio, wisconsin, florida, colorado. you would have
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
difficult environment, but i agree with you that mitt romney was chosen to be the nominee because the republican primary voter thought he was the person who could best bring the fight to barack obama on the economy. this is a specialist, so on and so forth, yet the sale has not been made, and we have seen some slippage. romney has had a steady lead. that has evaporated, and that is part of the reason we are seeing president obama poll ahead. tavis: to your mind, has 13 a clear advantage to picking mr. ryan as his running mate? >> no. i do not think there would have been anyone in phnom romney was considering taking. i do not think he was serious about taking condoleezza rice. she could have changed the conversation, but the senator from ohio or paul ryan or tim pawlenty, i do not think any of them fundamentally alter the race, and i also think we have to be careful not to put too much weight on any payback in terms of deciding the overall race. i do not think sarah palin helped john mccain, but i do not think anyone he picked held that election. people are going to vote for the pe
WETA
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
job market, the environment, a bunch of things very uneven, and gas price that is have been higher, and take the scarce income away from consumers, and the nagging concerns about other things, about the elections, and what happens with tax policy and europe. and jobs and a little bit about gas. >> tell us a little bit about the elections. >> d do you think that people will feel better just knowing who's going to be in the white house, and then go ahead with financial decisions they were going to be making and buy whatever purchases they were thinking about. >> we hope it's going to work out like that. >> when they win, we don't know the congress they're going to work with. we don't know if it's something they can put their heads together and work with or the parties will be at logger heads. >> it will be organic. we have to see who is elected and the demeanor between the president and the congress he has to work with. >> susie: and you know we hear so much from the federal reserve about how much super low interest rats are going to help the economy. to what extent are the low rates
WETA
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. that's not what a president running for election in a tough environment need to be. >> we've all been pretty critical of the president including me. so i'll now bat in the one caveat. mitt romney has problems with certain voters, and those problems are tied to policies that he has advocated for over the course of this campaign. if you go out the way obama campaign looks at the map in the world and you go to individual voter groups, demographics in specific swing states, many of those problems he has with hispanic voters, didn't do anything to solve his problems with hispanic voters. he didn't solve that problem. his problem with educated women voters. those issues didn't come up in this debate, he didn't solve any problems with those people. you think about just in terms of the battle ground states, there's going to be a tightening, we're seeing a tightening already. but the obama people, we have a swing state possible this morning from nbc and "wall street journal" president obama ahead by 8 points in ohio. it remains the case tomorrow as it was earlier today that president obama, i
WETA
Sep 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the environment to taxation. in alec task forces, elected state officials and corporate representatives close the doors to press and public and together approve the bills that will be sent out to ofmerica, but americans have no idea they come from alec unless someone like a mark pocan exposes it. >> when i went down to new orleans, to the alec convention last august, i remember going to a workshop and hearing a little bit about a bill they did in florida and some other states and there was a proposal to provide special needs scholarships and lo and behold, and i come back to wisconsin and what gets introduced? get ready i know you're going to have a shocked look on your face, a bill to do just that. >> 26 alec members in the wisconsin legislature sponsored that special needs bill, but the real sponsor was alec. pocan knew because the bill bore a striking resemblance to alec's model. have a look. but pocan isn't only concerned that alec sneaks bills into the state legislature. the intent behind the bills troubles him too. >> some of their legislation sounds so innocuous,
WETA
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. let me make one more point. >> lehrer: that's not an answer-- mr. president? >> we've had this discussion befororor >> lehrer: about the idea that in order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. now, governor romney has ruled out revenue. he's ruled out revenue. >> absolutely. >> lehrer: completely. >> look the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget. but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain, spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> lehrer: okay. >> we're now spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path to spain. i want to go down the path of growth that puts americans to work with more money coming in because they're working. >> lehrer: but, but, mr. president, you're saying in order t
WETA
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
table, welcome. tell me how you have defined the role for nato in the current environment, especially in the middle east. >> the core role is still to protect our citizens against any threat to their security we won the cold war. we protected our citizens against soviet communism, aggression. we won the cold war. the soviet broke down but after the end of the cold war we realized that we are faced we merging security challenges, terrorism, this is the reason why we are in afghanistan. that's why we are now building a nato missile defense system to protect our populations against milz attacks. piracy, this is the reasons why we conduct counterpiracy operation. so across the board we have taken on responsibility for new missions but, again, with the core task to protect our citizens against any threat. >> rose: how much of that is borne by the united states, both in terms of budget and in terms of resources? >> a lot, of course. the united states is the biggest ally accounting for around 80% of the overall defense expenditure in our alliance. so it really is a huge contribut
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 1:30am EDT
environment. it's called the 26th street flea market. it works here because it's right in the center of manhattan. woman: it's really been the main flea market in the country for years and years, and now it is changing. there's so much building. i find it hard to believe that this parking lot will be here very long, but as long as it is, it will definitely be a destination. man: everybody likes something else, and new york city's international city. in the flea market, there is a lot of old stuff, and it's sold from all over the world. people come back and see if they really loved it. that's why people come back and buy it. zubrod: it's like you're taking a trip to about a hundred different countries, but all at once. you're taking a trip back through time. you're going back to the '20s. you're going back to the '60s. i feel good surrounded by old things. a lot of the stylists and designers buy from us, and they go out and mass-produce things, and you find them in the stores...eventually. but you find them here first. i'm not really looking for the bargain of the century, it's just some
WETA
Sep 30, 2012 9:30am EDT
encouraging stewardship of the environment, land conservation, watershed protection and eliminating harmful chemicals. additional funding provided by: the colcom foundation, thwallllacgenenetic foundation, and by the charles a. frueauff foundation. this week on to the contrary: first, little girls and big guns. then, bias against women in science. behind the headlines: bpa, a chemical used in plastic that's everywhere and raising health concerns. wa >> hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to to the contrary, a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first, tweeting firestorm. gop vice presidential candidate paul ryan generated controversy this week when he stopped off from his campaign to buy hunting gear for his 10-year-old daughter. the avid hunter said his daughter is ready to go hunting for the first time. he bought her a rifle for christmas last year. ryan fans banded together on twitter to show their second amendment support by posting pictures of their daughters shooting all types of guns, ranging from pistols to semi-automatic weapons. the informal girls with g
WETA
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am EDT
are at our best. >> the unions quite frequently are there to make sure that the environment the teachers are working in a satisfactory and improve that. also to make sure their compensation is fair and reasonable. of this area of the valuation always seems to come -- but this area of evaluation always seems to come into conflict. >> that is because of recipes for evaluation. i have yet to meet a teacher anywhere in the world who does not go into their classroom with one intention and one intention only, and that is to improve on the previous day. i do not think teachers have ever been more accountable at any time in history than we are now keeping political scrutiny, media scrutiny, student scrutiny. we have never been more accountable. let's get that right. we are accountable. we except accountability. all we say is the we accept responsibility toward our students, we want government to accept the obligation to make sure classrooms are properly resources the -- properly restores -- resourced. >> are the challenges back home that we should know about so we do not feel like we ar
WETA
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
headed next? if the u.s. economic environment remains relatively slow, traders predict new highs for the precious metal could come in the first half of next year. that's if gold is able to break through certain technical levels. >> i think if we can get above $1,816. we should see 19 and a quarter. if we can get above $1,925, then $2,000 is definitely in our sights. >> reporter: experts say one thing that could push gold prices above $2,000 an ounce this year is if president obama is re-elected. the thinking-- the president will keep bernanke employed, which means interest rates stay very, very low. suzanne pratt, nbr, new york. >> tom: stocks moved higher ahead of tomorrow's report on the september job market. the s&p 500 really gained momentum just after 10:00 a.m. eastern time after the commerce department released its report on september factory orders. while total orders were down, it wasn't as bad as feared. the index finished higher by seven tenths of a percent. trading volume held steady on the big board-- 672 million shares. it was just under 1.6 billion on e nasdaq. financi
WETA
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. >> would he survive in any other school environment besides this? >> i don't know if he's going to survive in this one! >> lawerance, stop. don't go out that door. >> go ahead and walk. go ahead and walk. and he'll be back tomorrow. he might not be back on time, but he'll be back. because this is the best he's got. >> marcus stayed in jail two or three nights, got out. we tried to get him to come up here to school to kind of talk about what the consequences were going to be, what the next steps were, where we go from here. so he agreed to come in saturday morning, 9:00 or 10:00. i talked to him at probably 9:30 or 10:00, and i said, "okay, well, go ahead and get your hair done, and then call me when you get done." and here we are at 1:00, and i haven't heard from him. at this point he's... i'm worried that he's avoiding us. sorry, i'm trying to find marcus. are there any other hair places around here? barber shop at the end of the strip center. hi, i'm hunting down a kid. and i think he was coming here to get his hair cut. >> nada? >> nothing. it was all women. it looks like marcus ditched
WETA
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
world around them. they live in such a media-rich and digitally-rich and experience-rich environment now that it's-- it's made my job in some ways easier because what they bring into the classroom is really complex and interesting and it's my job to kind of harness that energy and that enthusiasm and direct it toward the things that i need them to learn as far as being 21st century communicators and thinkers and problem solvers. >> suarez: you often hear that teachers can tell who's going to have trouble in high school early on. in the earlier grades. do you agree with that? and is there anything else teachers can be doing in those early grades to help those kids out? >> i think what-- the best teachers are are seekers. we are given a family's child to teach. we're given their most precious resource, their child. and our job is to send them out better than when they walk through the door. and better doesn't necessarily mean that they can ace a standardized test. better means that i have seen deep within each child what his or her unique potential is. and so great teachers give assign
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